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Hanyang University ranked 121-130th worldwide in the '2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings' announced on September 11, by QS(Quacquarelli Symonds), a British agency that conducts university evaluations. It has significant rised from 201st in 2017, to 201~250th in 2018 to 121~130th for the year of 2019. ▲2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings Domestic University Ranking (Source: QS) This year's QS Graduate Employability Rankings was ranked by evaluating five indicators of the 666 universities in the world. The five indicators are: ▲ Employer reputation (30%) ▲ Partnership with employers (25%) ▲ Alumni outcomes (25%) ▲ Partnership with employers (10%) ▲ Graduate employment rate, were found that Hanyang University was highly evaluated evenly on the five indicators. The highest ranking among domestic universities was found by Seoul National University (23rd). In addition, 12 domestic universities including KAIST (76th), Sungkyunkwan University (79th), Yonsei University (93rd), Hanyang University (121-130th) and POSTECH (251-300th) are reported to be in the rankings. ▲2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings Domestic University Ranking (Source: QS) The first place in the world is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), followed by the Stanford University (2nd), UCLA (3rd), Harvard University (4th) and the University of Sydney (5th) were ranked as TOP5. ▶ Source: QS official website https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/employability-rankings/2019
Hanchelin(한슐랭), which is an unfamiliar name for many Hanyang students, is a project held to improve school cafeteria facilities and food. Members of Hanchelin are striving to promote students’ rights to have tasty and yet affordable lunch on-campus. Q: What is Hanchelin? Hanchelin stands for Michelin Guide of Hanyang. Members of Hanchelin evaluate the food at the school cafeterias for the purpose of improving the quality of on-campus food. The Hanchelin project was implemented this year in the beginning of the second semester by the Students’ Rights Welfare Committee(학생인권복지위원회). The number one priority of Hanchelin is not only to eat food and score the cafeterias, but to find out the factors in need of improvement by being in the shoes of an actual costumer, according to Kim Yeong-ung, the chairman of the Students’ Rights Welfare Committee who provided much information on the Hanchelin project. Q: How do you join Hanchelin? The key prerequisite to join the team is to have a schedule that allows for evaluation of campus food during lunch time. Hanchelin consists of 20 male and 20 female students who are grouped into teams of four. They meet up to have lunch together and share their thoughts on school food. In return for the hard work that these first rounds of members in the Hanchelin projects engage in, they receive a meal ticket which allows them to freely enjoy their lunch. Q: How do Hanchelin evaluate the school cafeterias and food? Hanchelin members have the duty to fill out an evaluation form after their meal. The online form must be submitted by the end of the day so that their memories are still fresh and ready for objective evaluation of on-campus food and restaurants. The evaluation form consists of the following criteria: taste, cost-effectiveness, sanitation, and the amount of food. Hanchelin members visit one school cafeteria a week, and 5 in total. While each Hanchelin team must gather up at least 3 times a week, they must also visit the same cafeteria for 3 times in a row. They seemed to have sufficient knowledge of the place that they ate in that week, due to this reason. Sarangbang Review Four menus filled the table as members of Hanchelin and NewsH reporters gathered around for a meal together on Friday Cotober 5th at Sarangbang. On October 5th, 2018, NewsH reporters joined Choi Chang-min (Division of Materials Science and Engineering, 4th year) and Choi Young-jun (Division of Business Administration, 3rd year) for their lunch evaluation session at Sarangbang. The Sarangbang menu on Friday was bibimbap with bulgogi, hashed rice with sausage, noodle soup with kimchi and beef brisket, and tonkatsu(port cutlet) with beef steak and rice. “I love the fresh salad that is free for boundless refill. Also I highly encourage you to try the soup or the noodle at Sarangbang. They are tasty and come in big bowls that ought to make you feel pleasantly full.” said Choi. “I personally like food that taste great, but at the same time looks great. In that sense, Sarangbang food always meet my needs,” added Choi Chang-min (Division of Materials Science and Engineering, 4th year). Q: Any last thoughts? “I believe that cost-effectiveness is the most important factor to look for in school food. In that sense, cafeterias for students at Hanyang plaza 3rd floor has tasty food compared to the cheap price that they offer. Sanitary factors including the sanitation of cups, tables, and tableware also seemed to be sincerely taken care of.” said Choi. “Hanchelin is the only channel that deliver opinions from students, whom are the main customers of school cafeterias. At the end of the day, indirectly promoting the best student cafeteria chosen by Hanchelin members by continuously exposing the promotion quote, “the best student cafeteria chosen by Hanchelin” will help bring about improved school food, for the better,” said Kim Yeong-ung, the chairman of the Students’ Rights Welfare Committee. (From left) Choi Chang-min (Division of Materials Science and Engineering, 4th year) and Choi Young-jun (Division of Business Administration, 3rd year) spoke about their hopes for Hanchelin project to persist so others get a chance to participate in this fun project. Kim Hyun-soo email@example.com Photos by Lee Jin-myung
Until just several decades ago, warfare was in the form of military, unlike today's contemporary world where the international society puts heavy emphasis on global peace. This, in other words, means the use of military force has become limited and instead, the role of information warfare has now become a crucial factor in defedning a country's existence. Professor Yoon Dong-weon (Department of Electronic Engineering) and the Signal Intelligence Research Center (SIRC) are now in charge of the frontline of signal intelligence alongside the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). The Signal Intelligence Research Center (SIRC) A specialized research center refers to those who have been appointed in grafting the high leveled technology of the private sector into technology that is developed and used for the purpose of national defense. It is DAPA, which designates the specialized research centers, appointing the SIRC as the one responsible for signal intelligence until 2020. Being a six-year project, and being funded with 12.5 billion won in total, the SIRC is the first specialized research center to have a recurring demand troop. (From left) Professor Yoon Dong-weon (Department of Electronic Engineering) and Ahn Seong-jin (Department of Electronic Engineering, Master's Degree) are analyzing the signal codes. The center mainly consists of four laboratories, with each serving its own purpose: signal collection technology, signal processing technology, voice information technology, and code reconstruction technology. With Hanyang University taking the lead in the overall research, 17 schools and 34 professors in total are currently participating. Being a six-year project divided into mainly two stages, the center has successfully completed the first part of research and has moved on to the second stage in 2018. The Importance of Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) According to Yoon, who is the current director of the SIRC, one the most fundamental concepts of information warfare is signal intelligence, which is intelligence-gathering by the interception of signals. National intelligence is mainly divided in to two categories, which are tactical intelligence and strategic intelligence. Tactical intelligence refers to short-term information, whereas strategic intelligence focuses more upon long-term information. From this perspective, strategic intelligence is a comprehensive national intelligence that has to be studied and researched persistently. Consisting of imagery intelligence (IMINT), human intelligence (HUMINT), open-source intelligence (OSINT), and signal intelligence (SIGINT), it is SIGINT that is being mainly focused upon in the contemporary society and has to be studied in order to preserve the existence of a nation from a strategic level. Yoon is explaining the importance of signal intelligence in the contemporary society and how it should be persistently studied in order to defend the nation's existence. “Signal intelligence is once again divided into communication intelligence (COMINT), electronic intelligence (ELINT), and foreign instrumental signal intelligence (FISINT). Out of the three, it is communication intelligence that the research center is mainly focusing upon. It is easier if one thinks of the movie ‘The Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum, 2014)’ and how signal intelligence is used in defending the existence of the country,” explained Yoon. Yoon also mentioned that although we currently live in an era of peace, it is important to keep track of potential threats and consistently prepare ourselves, given that we are surrounded by countries that have strong abilities of signal intelligence. “SIRC will always lead an edge in defending national security and signal intelligence,” ended Yoon determinedly. Choi Seo-yong firstname.lastname@example.org Photos by Lee Jin-myung
Around 80 percent of Korea’s education for gifted children centers around mathematics and science. The faculty of Hanyang University, on the other hand, opened a new field of knowledge to the future generations. Hanyang Education through Art and Design Lab (HEAD-Lab) and the Hanyang Gifted Education Center each introduce young pupils to the world of computer science and art and design. Kim Sun-ah (Department of Applied Art Education) posing in front of ‘Accessing and Connecting Art’ exhibition on the first floor of the College of Education building HEAD-Lab’s Hanyang Education through Art and Design Start program (HEAD Start program) is a program sponsored by the Seoul city for children from low-income families who show high interest and potential in art. Six classes of 100 students from age 10 to 17 meet every Saturday for 30 weeks, and learn four modules: which are modeling (basic drawing), media (experiencing graphic programs), design (practical design processing), and convergence problem-solving (solving various problems in connection to art). Kim Sun-ah, the Managing Director of HEAD-Lab, explains that rather than teaching children to be good in a certain genre of art, the program aims to encourage a general thinking ability that can be developed through art and design. “We want to teach the ability, attitude, and ideas that can be raised by thinking like an artist. We want to teach them to challenge and experiment in many new mediums and tools,” said Kim. Ryu Min-soo (Division of Computer Science and Engineering) explaining the curriculum of the Hanyang Gifted Education Center The Hanyang Gifted Education Center is the first and only education center for gifted children that teaches computer science and has six courses: Computational Thinking and Algorithm, Programming and Computing Practice, Understanding Computer System and Network, Data Model and Scientific Analysis, Application and Convergence of Computer Science, and Computer Science and Information Society. Classes of less than 15 students from the age 10 to 17 take a three-hour class every Saturday from March to October, after which they take evaluation tests that decide whether they are suited for the next level class (the levels are divided into two, which are basic and intensive, but this year, there is an additional level of advanced). The aim of the education, according to Ryu Min-soo, the Director of the center, is to raise the students as active participants in various fields of the future society, who have the knowledge of computer science. “Nowadays, when new technology emerges, it affects the society, economy, and even our daily lives,” said Ryu. “Future generations will not survive without the knowledge of computer science technology.” New students are accepted to the programs through taking entrance examinations. For HEAD Start program, the most emphasized quality to evaluate during the entrance assessment was how active students were when given a completely new material. Providing them with paints and paper streamers, assessors focused on the degree of interest and activeness shown by the students. The entrance test for Hanyang Gifted Education Center is consisted of two parts. One is for testing the general ability in language and thinking, and the other is for testing the computing thinking. This year, for the upcoming application period from October 1st to October 12th, there is a special admission for students who excel in programming skills. Students taking a class of HEAD Start program (Photo Courtesy of Kim) In the future, Kim hopes to set up a gifted education center of art. That way, she plans to run autonomous programs, not limited to the low-income children but open also to those in the ‘grey area’ of income-bracket or those over 17-years-old. Ryu says his aim is to establish a leading model of curriculum in gifted children education, that could be exported to other countries. Also, he has high hopes that Hanyang University will become the best university in software education. Although the fields are quite different, both are on a journey to a similar goal – to establish and expand the education for the gifted children. Lim Ji-woo email@example.com Photos by Kang Cho-hyun
Hanyang University will invite a co-chairman of IPPNW Tilman Ruff, the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and 2017 winner Akira Kawasaki, a committee of ICAN, to give a special lecture on 'nuclear and peace on the Korean Peninsula'. It will be held at the HIT Hall room No. 612 at Seoul Campus on October 11 2pm. The lectures will be held in English, and anyone can attend without a separate request. For more information, contact the RC Administration Team of the Division of International Studies (02-2220- 0281, firstname.lastname@example.org) ▲ Information on Special Lecture by Nobel Prize Winners
When a new phone launches, one can visibly notice that one of the main improvements are longer battery life with a faster charging speed. Needless to say, batteries are a crucial part of an electronic device and there are continuous developments made in order to increase their efficiency. Likewise, Professor Park Won-il (Division of Materials Science and Engineering) carried out experiments and research on the negative electrodes of lithium-ion batteries to improve the efficiency of battery charging. Along with various others, Park wrote a thesis with the title “Controlling electric potential to inhibit solid-electrolyte interphase formation on nanowire anodes for ultra fast lithium-ion batteries.” Professor Park Won-il (Division of Materials Science and Engineering) talks about how the experiments were carried out on the lithium-ion batteries. The lithium-ion battery is well-known as it is included in most wireless devices such as electric cars. The lithium-ion battery contains both a cathode, which is the positively charged electrode for batteries and an anode electrolyte, a negatively charged electrode. Park’s research was focused on the materials of the anode electrolyte. When a battery is running, a potential drop occurs between the cathode and electrolyte anode. Due to this drop, a solid-electrolyte interphase layer forms on the active material surface. Park focused on researching the active material that goes in the anode electrolyte in order to increase battery charging efficiency. Originally, the basic material utilized was graphite, which has the capacity of 360 mAh/g (milliampere hours per gram). However, to follow the demand of a higher capacity material, Park decided to implement Nickel Silicide, the capacity of which is 1300 mAh/g, four times that of graphite. Figure C shows how Nickel Silicide (NiSi) was utilized in order to inhibit solid-electrolyte interphase. (Photo Courtesy of Park) In the thesis, a three-dimensional macro graphite nano tube model to control the electric potential and prevent solid-electrolyte interphase utilizing Nickel Silicide was introduced. Solid-electrolyte interphase occurs when the potential drop, established between cathode and anode, drives to decompose the electrolyte and form a solid-electrolyte interphase layer. This enabled the potential drop to take place on the potential sheath instead of the active material surface. After countless experiments, up to two thousand, utilizing Nickel Silicide showed outstanding performance under 20C, taking less than a minute to fully charge. The capacity of a battery is generally rated at 1C, which means that it takes one hour to fully charge. (From left) Chang Won-jun (Division of Materials Science and Engineering, '16) and Professor Park Won-il (Division of Materials Science and Engineering) mentioned that the experiment was carried out more than two thousand times. When asked how long it took to complete the experiments, Chang Won-jun (Division of Materials Science and Engineering, ’16), who led the majority of experiments, said that they began in June of 2017, and their thesis submission and revision started at the end of December that year. Although the repetitive experiment proved that the performance of lithium-ion batteries utilizing Nickel Silicide was outstanding, deriving the precise evidence proving that solid-electrolyte interphase took place outside the surface was the task that took seven to eight months. Park concluded more research is still needed. In the current state, it will take more time for the newly developed structure to work. However, he hopes for the concept to be utilized on the betterment of lithium-ion batteries and become a breakthrough for battery charging in the future. Seok Ga-ram email@example.com Photos by Park Kuen-hyung
In Korea, students are often told from an early age that once they get into college, they will be able to do anything you want. They can find a girlfriend or a boyfriend, become more beautiful or handsome, and find a job and proceed with their life to get married and live happily. Parents make it sound as if life after university is filled with flowers and chocolate. Unfortunately, however, the story is not always the case. Soon after students get into college, reality hits them in the face with various exams, projects, job seeking, relationship problems and more. Filled with concerns and stress, some students are met with their dillemma of whether to move on to the graduate school or not. For these students, paying a visit to the annual Hanyang University (HYU) Graduate School Fair is highly recommended. 2018 Fall HYU Graduate School Fair held in the Olympic Gymnasium. 2018 Fall HYU Graduate School Fair was held on October 4th for Seoul campus and on October 1st and 2nd for ERICA campus. According to Han Kang-min, the leader of HYU graduate school team, the graduate school fair has been held since the spring of 2015. For the Seoul campus, the fair consisted of three main corners: one on one consultation for all 64 participating majors, 55 lab tours for 15 majors, and a 50 percent discount for those who are registering on-site. For ERICA campus, there were 33 participating majors with 73 lab tours from 10 majors. “Despite the decreasing number of graduate school students all around the country, HYU has around 2225 graduate students. We started hosting this fair because we wanted to offer our students with helpful experience and better flow of information, especially since the registration period is coming up,” said Han. Jeong Young-woon (Department of Electronic Engineering, 2nd year graduate) (left) and Lee Jun-ho (Department of Electronic Engineering, 2nd year graduate) (right) are explaining about being a graduate school student of the Department of Electronic Engineering. At some booths, professors were seated while at some others, teachers’ assistants (TA) were waiting for the undergraduate students to come. Jeong Young-woon (Department of Electronic Engineering, 2nd year graduate) and Lee Jun-ho (Department of Electronic Engineering, 2nd year graduate) are both teachers’ assistants who were at the department of electronic engineering booth. According to Jeong, most students who already have strong interests in a certain major contacts the lab directly. The fair is thus helpful and informative for those who have interests in general and would like to know about the possibilities upon graduation. However, they both felt that the fair was not promoted enough. “Two to three years ago, I heard that the school advertised about the fair on newspapers as well. Now, they don’t and I think there are less students here,” said Jeong. From left: Professor Kim Ji-woo (Department of Global Health and Development, PhD), Professor Han Dong-woon (Department of Global Health and Development, PhD), and Choi Da-in (Department of Global Health and Development, Doctoral Program), giving an introduction of the Department of Global Health and Development. There were a wide variety of majors at the fair. One example is the Department of Global Health and Development. Professor Han Dong-woon along with Kim Ji-woo (Department of Global Health and Development, PhD) and Choi Da-in who is on his way to receiving his PhD, were proud to present their major as the first of its kind in Asia. Since it opened in 2012, it is already interacting with 27 other countries. It deals with not only global health theories, but also does field work overseas. Many graduate students even work as government officials in developing countries in the health and development sector. “The whole world is interlinked. You should not just put your focus on Korea only but also on what is going on abroad. Only then will you truly be able to understand why things are happening in this world,” said Han Dong-woon. The registration period for HYU graduate school is from October 11th to October 18th. Those who are interested but missed their chance to participate in the fair should not hesitate to contact the professors or the TAs, and pay a visit to their labs. Park Joo-hyun firstname.lastname@example.org Photos by Park Keun-hyung
Hanyang University's graduates from Class of 85, 86, and 87 (those who entered university at the year of 1985, 1986 and 1987) held a 'Love for Juniors Campaign' and provided lunch for students at Class of 15, 16 and 17, who were 30 years younger. This campaign was held with great success at the Seoul Campers' Outdoor Theater in Seongdong-gu, Seoul on the 13th. ▲ On the 13th at the Seoul Campus Outdoor Theater, the alumni members from Class 85, 86, and 87 held a campaign to provide lunch to students at Class of 15, 16 and 17. ▲Alumni members from Class of 85, 86, and 87 are preparing food to give lunch to students in the Class of 15, 16, and 17. ▲Students from Class of 15, 16, and 17 are waiting in order to get lunch. ▲Students from Class of 15, 16, and 17 are waiting in order to get lunch. ▲Students from Class of 15, 16, and 17 are taking a commemorative picture with their meal tickets before getting lunch. ▲Students attending the event are taking commemorative pictures of drawing heart fingers with their meal tickets before getting lunch. ▲The alumni members from Class of 85, 86, and 87 are giving lunch to students. ▲The alumni members from Class of 85, 86, and 87 are giving lunch to students. ▲Students from Class of 17 are getting the lunch and taking commemorative pictures. ▲Students from the class of 15, 16, and 17 are having lunch at the outdoor theater. ▲All participants are taking commemorative pictures after the event.
▲ Hanyang University, the D.K.Kim Korea Foundation, and the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange signed an MOU to support medical cooperation of Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange at the Office of the President in the Administration Building, Seoul Campus on the 6th. Hanyang University signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for supporting medical cooperation of Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange at the Office of the President in the Administration Building, Seoul Campus on September 6th with the D.K.Kim Korea Foundation and the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange. In attendance at the signing ceremony of the MOU were Lee Jong-hyun, President of the D.K.Kim Korea Foundation, Ahn Myung-sook, the Director of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange, President Lee Young-moo, Lee Sung-chull, a professor in the Division of International Studies (Executive Vice President, Business and External Relations), and Kim Kyung-hun, a professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Medicine (Executive Vice President, Hanyang University Medical System). Through this agreement, the three agencies will provide medical assistance for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange and the relevant medical training.
Hanyang University held a 'Chuseok event with foreign students' at the Seoul campus on September 20th. This event was organized to provide foreign students attending Hanyang University with an opportunity to experience traditional culture in celebration of Chuseok, the nation's representative holiday, and to strengthen the ties between Korean students. ▲Students attending the "2018 Chuseok Festival" held on the 20th at the Seoul Campus are taking a commemorative photo. ▲Student who attended the event is making Songpyeon. ▲International students are playing the traditional play, 'Ho-gu'. ▲Students attending the event are making their own masks. ▲Students wearing Hanbok are taking a commemorative photo.
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